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Mr Clemens von Widekind

Name of Consultant

Mr Clemens von Widekind


Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 

Contact Details

Main telephone number: 01604 544301 (Secretary: Lauraine Perkins)

Fax number: 01604 544405


Primary Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Year qualified: 1989

Professional Memberships:

  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  • British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
  • British Society Foetal and Maternal Medicine

Clinical Interests:

  • General Gynaecology
  • Ultrasound
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery
  • Hysteroscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Fetal Medicine

Professional Profile

Mr von Widekind was appointed Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust on 1st October 2001.  From 2001 - 2009 he was Lead for Risk Management in Obstetrics and in May 2009 he was appointed Clinical Director of the Directorate Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

He trained at Krankenhaus Neukoelln in Berlin, Germany and The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, England.  He wrote his doctoral thesis "Laparoscopic Management of Pelvic Abscess" in 1989 at the Freie University Berlin.  His first employment as Consultant was at the Klinikum Leverkusen, a teaching hospital of Cologne University, Germany in 1998.

He covers all aspects of General Gynaecology and especially advanced laparoscopic surgery.  In obstetrics his special areas are High Risk and Twin Pregnancies.  He has special interest in pelvic pain and problematic periods, as well as minimal invasive treatment strategies.  He has introduced Laparoscopic Subtotal Hysterectomy to Northampton.  He is shared Lead for Endometriosis.

He teaches Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Gynaecological Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine.

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